Which Country Imports the Most Prepared Additives For Mineral Oils in the World?

Other Household –°hemicals May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Which Country Imports the Most Prepared Additives For Mineral Oils in the World?

IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Preparations Used In Animal Feeding ; Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, the global imports of animal feed amounted to 22M tonnes, approximately reflecting the previous year level. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.4% from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, when import increased by 14% year;to;year. Over the period under review, global animal feed imports reached its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

In value terms, animal feed imports stood at $24B in 2016. Overall, it indicated a remarkable growth from 2007 to 2016: the total imports value increased at an average annual rate of +3.4% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, animal feed imports decreased by ;8.5% against its level of 2014. Global animal feed import peaked of $26B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Animal Feed Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (1,843.1 million USD)

2. United Kingdom (1,216.6 million USD)

3. Belgium (1,132.0 million USD)

4. Netherlands (1,131.8 million USD)

5. France (1,097.1 million USD)

6. Japan (1,007.4 million USD)

7. Canada (873.9 million USD)

8. Italy (849.4 million USD)

9. Indonesia (525.0 million USD)

10. Poland (446.6 million USD)

11. South Korea (423.0 million USD)

12. Ireland (355.0 million USD)

Animal Feed Imports By Country

Germany (2M tonnes), the Netherlands (1.9M tonnes), Belgium (1.6M tonnes), the UK (1.1M tonnes), France (971K tonnes), Ireland (756K tonnes), Indonesia (725K tonnes), South Korea (604K tonnes), Italy (585K tonnes), Poland (580K tonnes), Canada (551K tonnes), and Japan (444K tonnes) represented roughly 54% of total imports of animal feed in 2016.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of animal feed imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by South Korea (+14.5% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest animal feed markets worldwide were Germany ($1.8B), the UK ($1.2B) and Belgium ($1.1B), together accounting for 18% of global imports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, France, Japan, Canada, Italy, Indonesia, Poland, South Korea and Ireland, which together accounted for a further 29%.

South Korea (+9.9% per year) experienced the highest growth rate of animal feed imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Animal Feed Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for animal feed amounted to $1,085 per tonne, falling by ;2.3% against the previous year. Over the last nine years it increased at an average annual rate of +1.3%.The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008, an increase of 15% year;to;year. Global animal feed import peaked of $1,196 per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was Japan ($2,267 per tonne), while Ireland ($470 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of animal feed import prices was attained by Japan (+3.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Do you want to know more about global animal feed market? Get the latest trends and insight from our report. It includes a wide range of statistics on

  • animal feed market share
  • animal feed prices
  • animal feed industry
  • animal feed sales
  • animal feed import
  • animal feed export
  • animal feed market forecast
  • animal feed price forecast
  • key animal feed producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 2309 ; Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding.

Source: World: Preparations Used In Animal Feeding ; Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025"

"IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Prepared Additives For Mineral Oils - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

Global lubricant additives imports totaled 5.7M tonnes in 2016, stabilizing at the previous year level. In general, lubricant additives imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when import increased by 5% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, global lubricant additives imports reached its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

In value terms, lubricant additives imports stood at $14B in 2016. Overall, it indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2016: the total imports value increased at an average annual rate of +0.4% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, lubricant additives imports decreased by -2.4% against its level of 2014. Global lubricant additives import peaked of $14B in 2014- however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Lubricant Additives Importing Countries in the World

1. China (1,114.0 million USD)

2. Singapore (875.0 million USD)

3. Germany (833.8 million USD)

4. Belgium (761.7 million USD)

5. France (608.1 million USD)

6. USA (605.3 million USD)

7. South Korea (555.0 million USD)

8. Japan (479.8 million USD)

9. Italy (479.8 million USD)

10. Netherlands (398.8 million USD)

11. Canada (383.9 million USD)

Lubricant Additives Imports By Country

The imports of the three major importers of lubricant additives, namely the U.S., France, and Singapore, represented more than third of total import. Italy (310K tonnes) occupied a 5% share (based on tonnes) of global lubricant additives imports, which put it in second place, following China (5%), Germany (5%), and Belgium (5%). The following importers - Japan (130K tonnes), the Netherlands (127K tonnes), South Korea (125K tonnes), and Canada (97K tonnes) occupied approx. 8% of total imports, each.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of lubricant additives imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by China (+6.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest lubricant additives markets worldwide were China ($1.1B), Singapore ($875M) and Germany ($834M), with a combined 21% share of global imports.

China (+9.5% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of lubricant additives imports, among the main importing countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Lubricant Additives Import Prices By Country

The average lubricant additives import price stood at $2,396 per tonne in 2016, increasing by 5% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2016 it increased at an average annual rate of +4.9%.The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, an increase of 22% against the previous year level. Over the period under review, average lubricant additives import price reached its maximum level of $2,483 per tonne in 2014- however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst major importing countries. In 2016, the country with the highest import prices was South Korea ($4,436 per tonne), while the U.S. ($627 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of lubricant additives import prices was attained by Germany (+12.4% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Do you want to know more about global lubricant additives market? Get the latest trends and insight from our report. It includes a wide range of statistics on

  • lubricant additives market share
  • lubricant additives prices
  • lubricant additives industry
  • lubricant additives sales
  • lubricant additives import
  • lubricant additives export
  • lubricant additives market forecast
  • lubricant additives price forecast
  • key lubricant additives producers

All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 3811 - Anti-knock preparations, oxidation and gum inhibitors, viscosity improvers, anti-corrosive preparations and the like, for mineral oils (including gasoline) or other liquids used for the same purposes.

Source: World: Prepared Additives For Mineral Oils - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025